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GRAD ANNOUNCE, December 2018

GRAD ANNOUNCE, December 2018 

Monthly email brought to you by the Graduate Life Office of Stanford Student Affairs, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Graduate Student Council & Graduate Student Programming Board.


GRADUATE LIFE OFFICE (GLO)

  1. Follow us on social media to receive reminders and updates about our events!
  2. POSTPONED Grad 201: Grad School Strategies, Dec 12
  3. Graduate Life Office Winter Closure 12/22/2018 – 1/6/2019

 

VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION (VPGE)

  1. VPGE Winter Programs
  2. Negotiation Matters, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6 (must attend all three sessions
  3.  Leadership Dinners, Jan. 15, Jan. 31
  4. Quick Bytes, Jan. 16, Jan. 24
  5. Academic Chats, Jan. 17
  6. Fellows Forum, Jan. 22
  7. Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)
  8. 2018-19 DIF (Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds) Projects: Advance Grad Student/Postdoc Diversity!
  9. National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)
  10. Exploring Faculty Roles
  11. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

 

GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL (GSC)

  1. New GSC Calendar
  2. Join GSC Working Groups on Mental Health and the Working Group on Affordability and Finances
  3. Questions, comments, concerns?

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD (GSPB)

  1. Join GSPB Mailing List

 


GRADUATE LIFE OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:


 

1. Follow us on social media for event announcements, updates, and more!

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glo_stanford/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Stanford_GLO

 

2. POSTPONED Grad 201: Grad School Strategies, Dec 12

WHEN: January 16, 2018

TIME: 11:45am - 1:00pm

WHERE: TBD

RSVP: RSVP Here

 

Have questions about teaching and learning in grad school? Want to follow up on something you saw in the Grad Strategies presentation during NGSO? RSVP and tell the facilitators any questions you have ahead of the lunch.

 

3. Graduate Life Office Winter Closure

Our office will be closed during winter break beginning 12/22/2018 and returning on 1/7/2019. Our Deans on-call will still be available in an emergency through the emergency pager at (650) 723-8222. enter ID #25085. When asked, type in your call-back number and you will receive a call back.

 


VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:


 

1. VPGE Winter Programs

Thrive in grad school with VPGE’s professional development offerings. Register now for Winter Quarter programs. For campus-wide programs and events open to all grad students, follow our calendar.

 

2. Negotiation Matters, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6 (must attend all three sessions)

Learn how to negotiate with colleagues, bosses, partners, friends, clients, and many others in this three-session workshop. Three consecutive Wednesdays: Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6, 4:30–7 PM. Application deadline: Sun., Jan. 13.

 

3.  Leadership Dinners, Jan. 15, Jan. 31

Interact with proven leaders from various industries and organizations over dinner at the Faculty Club. Tues., Jan. 15: Connie Martinez, CEO, Silicon Valley Creates; Thurs., Jan. 31: Lily Sarafan, president and CEO, Home Care Assistance.

5:30–8 PM; apply in advance.

 

4. Quick Bytes, Jan. 16, Jan. 24

Get valuable nuggets of professional development wisdom that you can apply right away! Interactive Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics. Wed., Jan. 16: Approaching the Job Search Beyond Academia; Thurs., Jan 24: Take the Wheel and Be the Driver of Your Graduate Education. 12–1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

 

5. Academic Chats, Jan. 17

Could a faculty career be in your future? Explore the skills and experience to help you prepare at Academic Chats. Thurs., Jan. 17: An Academic Career at a Community College. 12–1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

 

6. Fellows Forum, Jan. 22

Expand your academic skills and meet new people over a healthy meal at Fellows Forum. Designed for early–mid stage doctoral students, especially those in STEM fields. Tues., Jan. 22: Top Tips for Early-Stage (or not!) Doctoral Students. 4:30–5:30 PM; refreshments and networking to follow. Register in advance.

 

7. Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)

Are you a doctoral student engaged in interdisciplinary research? Apply for the three-year SIGF. See website for eligibility and fellowship terms. Application opens Tues., Jan. 8.

 

8. 2018-19 DIF (Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds) Projects: Advance Grad Student/Postdoc Diversity!

Get involved with one or more of the 27 2018-19 DIF Projects! From discussion groups to mentoring programs, speaker series to outreach efforts, these projects organize activities throughout the academic year that advance diversity at Stanford and beyond.

 

9. National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

As a Stanford community member, you have FREE access to NCFDD’s resources, which are broadly applicable across disciplines and include topics such as time management, overcoming academic perfectionism, writing grant proposals, and more.

 

10. Exploring Faculty Roles

What do faculty members do? How does faculty life vary at different institutions? Explore faculty roles further with this curated list of resources, from self-guided assessments to in-person programs and campus partners that can help.

 

11. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

 

Individual Consultations

Working on a job letter or conference presentation? Preparing for a big interview? Stuck on a dissertation chapter? The Hume Center offers FREE writing and speaking support for grad students!

 

Hours:

  • Sun., 1–7:30 PM
  • Mon.–Wed., 10 AM–8:30 PM
  • Thurs., 10 AM–7:30 PM
  • Fri., 10 AM–4:30 PM

 

Dissertation Boot Camp

Dissertation Boot Camp offers grad students a focused, two-week opportunity to make serious progress on your dissertation or other writing project.

 

Dissertation Boot Camp—Session 3

  • Registration begins: Mon., Jan. 7, 10 AM
  • Camp: Mon., Jan. 21–Fri., Feb. 1 (weekdays), 5–9 PM

 

Writing and Oral Communication Workshops

These workshops provide grad students from all disciplines with general strategies, as well as support for specific writing and speaking tasks, such as research statements, journal articles, multimedia presentations, and more. Please visit the Hume website for the most up-to-date workshop schedule.

 

Telling Stories with Qualitative Data (All Grads)

  • Thurs., Jan. 31, 3:30–5:30 PM
  • Hume Center, Room 106
  • Make the shift from collecting to writing up qualitative data in this methods workshop for grad students. To register, visit Hume’s Graduate Workshops page at the end of December.

 

Oral Communication workshops are also organized for individual departments and programs. Contact speakinghelp@stanford.edu.

 

Writing Group Consultations

Are you interested in starting a writing group? Or find yourself in a writing group that just isn’t as productive as it could be? Contact humecenter@stanford.edu to request a consultation to help your group meet its writing goals.

 

Oral Communication Courses

Oral Communication courses provide innovative, discipline-based instruction to help students refine their personal speaking styles in small groups and classroom settings.

 


GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS:


 

1.  New GSC Calendar

  • Filled with the events supported by your Graduate Student Activities Fee
  • Lots of opportunities for food, fun and new friends!

 

  1. Join GSC Working Groups

The GSC is seeking community members to join the GSC Working Group on Mental Health and the Working Group on Affordability and Finances. Members of this group will help the GSC decide our policy goals and priorities for the coming year. Please click here to apply for the Mental Health Working Group, and click here to apply for the Affordability and Finances Working Group. The deadline to apply is January 11th, 2019

 

  1. Questions, comments, concerns?

Reach us at chair@gsc.stanford.edu or join us at our meetings every Wednesday starting at 6 pm in the Nairobi Room (2nd Floor) GCC

 


GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS:


 

  1. Sign up for the Graduate Student Programming Board Mailing List!

Are you interested in attending social events for graduate student run by graduate students? Then sign up for the Graduate Student Programming Board (GSPB) mailing list! Every week you will get an email with events that you can enter a lottery to attend. 

 

Click here to join our mailing list

 

For more info email your GSPB Co-Chairs, Catherine Yuh (cyuh@stanford.edu) or Pau Guinart (guinart@stanford.edu)